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GM to idle Detroit plant, cut output, lay off workers: source

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to scale back production at an assembly plant in Detroit and lay off about 1,500 workers as the company contends with a continued decline in sedan sales, according to a source familiar with the plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2017

First Orange Line T car shells arrive at CRRC factory in Springfield

The first four uncompleted shells for MBTA Orange Line subway cars arrived at the CRRC MA plant in East Springfield this week. Workers there are unpacking them and getting ready to begin assembly work, said spokeswoman Lydia Rivera. She expects wor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2018

GM union faces big job losses but South Koreans don"t care about it

GM, which employs 16,000 South Korean workers, announced in February it would close its Gunsan plant and weigh options for its three other factories in the country.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 9th, 2018

Workers" radiation exposure halts nuke plant demolition

Seven decades after making key portions of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation are being exposed to radiation as they tear down buildings that helped create the nation's nuclear arsenal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 8th, 2018

Peugeot to build new van at UK Vauxhall plant

French auto-maker Peugeot will boost output at its English Vauxhall van plant by around two thirds from next year onwards, including new Peugeot and Citroen models, in a show of confidence in its British brand a year before Brexit. Ciara Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 4th, 2018

In boost for Britain, Peugeot to build new van at Vauxhall plant

LUTON, England (Reuters) - Peugeot-maker PSA has unveiled plans to raise output at its British Vauxhall van plant, in a pre-Brexit show of confidence that will raise pressure on sister brand Opel's German workforce to offer concessions in labor talks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2018

These 12 Companies Have Laid Off Workers in 2018

Source Getty Images 1 of Lower tax rates didn t stop companies from sending workers home The U S tax reform 160 that occurred late last year included a long.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqMar 30th, 2018

US plant that destroys chemical weapons beset by troubles

A highly automated, multibillion-dollar plant in Colorado that destroys U.S. chemical weapons is over budget, behind schedule and beset by troubles that could worsen the danger to workers. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 29th, 2018

Tesla urges workers to disprove critics, ramp up production

Tesla Inc. exhorted its factory workers to disprove the “haters” betting against the company wrong and is letting a small number of volunteers join the effort to ramp up output of the crucial Model 3 line......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 29th, 2018

Tesla urges workers to disprove critics, ramp up production

Tesla Inc. exhorted its factory workers to disprove the “haters” betting against the company wrong and is letting a small number of volunteers join the effort to ramp up output of the crucial Model 3 line......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 29th, 2018

Tesla urges workers to disprove "haters," ramp up production

Tesla Inc. exhorted its factory workers to disprove the “haters” betting against the company wrong and is letting a small number of volunteers join the effort to ramp up output of the crucial Model 3 line......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 29th, 2018

WisDOT awards $6M contract for project to support Foxconn development

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has awarded a roughly $6 million contract for roadwork that will support the transportation of workers and materials to Foxconn Technology Group’s $10 billion manufacturing plant in Mount Pleasant. The pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2018

Harley-Davidson union turns to Trump to save KC plant

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) continues exerting pressure on Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) in an effort to try and save the Kansas City Assembly Plant, but the company remains firm in its plans to shut i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2018

Girlfriend waits for word of missing chemical plant worker

Hazardous materials crews have resumed the search for a worker who is missing and presumed dead following an explosion at a Texas chemical plant that injured two co-workers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 16th, 2018

Search resumes for missing worker after chemical plant blast

Hazardous materials crews have resumed the search for a worker who is missing and presumed dead following an explosion at a Texas chemical plant that injured two co-workers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 16th, 2018

2 workers hurt, 1 missing in Texas chemical plant explosion

A fire at a Texas chemical plant has critically injured one worker and another is missing......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 15th, 2018

New life for steel plant perks up depressed Illinois town

Things are looking up for Granite City, where U.S. Steel has decided to rekindle part of an idled steel mill that had seen about 1,500 workers laid off a few years ago......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 12th, 2018

New Life for Steel Plant Perks Up Depressed Illinois Town

Things are looking up for Granite City, where U.S. Steel has decided to rekindle part of an idled steel mill that had seen about 1,500 workers laid off a few years ago......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 11th, 2018

Trump steel tariffs threaten American steel jobs

President Trump's new steel and aluminum tariffs are aimed at protecting U.S. jobs but some workers at a Pennsylvania steel plant could be sent to the unemployment line as a result......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 10th, 2018

Boeing vows to fight ‘micro’ union drive at South Carolina Dreamliner plant

Despite two unsuccessful campaigns to unionize employees at Boeing’s South Carolina Dreamliner plant, machinists are trying again to form a union, this time for a smaller group of workers. Boeing said it’s been notified by the National Labor R.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2018

US Steel To Reopen Idle Plant Thanks To Trump Tariffs

U.S. Steel will reopen an idle plant in Illinois in an.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 8th, 2018